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11
May

MFin webinar – admissions Q&A

12:00 - 13:00

As the application deadline for our 2021 programme approaches, you are invited to join our last online webinar with the Cambridge Master of Finance Admissions Manager on 11 May. Take the opportunity to ask anything you want about our admissions process and to clear the final doubts you have before submitting your application to the programme. (more…)



11
May

Meet the Directors of the MSt in Entrepreneurship – Online

13:00 - 14:00

Do you want to know more about the Masters in Entrepreneurship?

This online event is the last session of our Meet the Director series of events.

The Academic Director, Dr Jeremy Hutchison-Krupat, will be joined by the Deputy Director, Dr Monique Boddington, to answer any questions you might still have about the MSt in Entrepreneurship programme. The directors will also discuss what we have learnt over the years, how we have adapted and what we envision for the future of the Masters in Entrepreneurship programme.
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11
May

Online Seminar – The resilience of the U.S. corporate bond market during financial crises

13:00 - 14:00

Bo Becker, Professor of Finance, Stockholm School of Economics

Corporate bond markets proved remarkably resilient in the face of a sharp contraction caused by the 2020 COVID-19 (coronavirus) epidemic. We document three important facts: bond issuance increased immediately when the contraction hit; in contrast, syndicated loan issuance was low; Federal Reserve interventions increased bond issuance, loan issuance also increased, but less; bond issuance was concentrated in the investment grade segment, for large and profitable issuers. We compare those findings to previous crises and recessions and document similar patterns. The U.S. bond market is an important and resilient source of funding for corporations.

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